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Description

Marksmen and markswomen developed as armies developed tactical ranged troops.

Markswoman is given to all governors during the tutorial.


Skills

Commander skill Raid.png
Raid
Active Skill

Rage Requirement: 1000
Instantly deals massive damage to the target.

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Direct Damage Factor: 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 100

Commander skill Poison Arrow.png
Poison Arrow
Passive Skill

Troops led by this commander gain increased damage against barbarians.

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Bonus Damage to Barbarians: 2% / 4% / 6% / 8% / 10%

Commander skill Accuracy.png
Accuracy
Passive Skill

Archer units led by this commander gain increased attack.

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Archer Attack Bonus: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%

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Agility
Passive Skill

Archer units led by this commander gain increased defense.

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Archer Defense Bonus: 1% / 2% / 3% / 4% / 5%

Background

A markswoman, as the name implies, is a woman who is skilled in precision shooting, using accurate projectile weapons to shoot at high-value targets at longer-than-usual ranges. Within the military, markswomen/marksmen are sometimes attached to an infantry fireteam or squad where they support the squad by providing accurate long-range shots at valuable targets as needed, thus extending the effective tactical reach of the fireteam or squad. In the Middle Ages, the first use of the term 'marksman' was given to the royal archers, or bowmen, of a palace guard, which was an elite group of troops chosen to guard a royal palace or the royalty.